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Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport
Ranked #8 of 22 Hotels in Irvine
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St. George, Utah
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Reviewed 13 May 2012

I booked this room for 1 night for my family and me. I found that the hotel staff were very professional and helpful. The room was comfortable and I loved the water pressure in the shower. It is right across the street from John Wayne Airport, but we didn't hear any airplane noise when we were in the room.

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled with family
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Danno4847, General Manager at Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport, responded to this review, 15 May 2012
Thank you for sharing your experience with Trip Advisor about your recent stay at the Hilton Irvine. We are pleased to hear your experience at the Hilton Irvine was a positive one. The staff of the Hilton Irvine prides itself on providing a memorable experience in a unique hotel environment. Our location is perfect for anyone visiting the Orange County area for business or pleasure.

Thank you for being our guest.
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Reviewed 9 May 2012

Worst hotel I have ever stayed in. Checked into another hotel after one night even though I lost the money I had paid in advance. Found hard dry chunks of meat on the floor of the room upon arrival. No room safe. Took the front desk 30 minutes to find a do not disturb sign. Other than one front desk staff who was pleasant, the others seemed clueless on how to take care of a customer. My dog nearly cut herself while walking in the parking lot on broken glass from a picture frame. The hotel is old and run down. I have seen nicer nursing homes. I learned that this hotel is a franchised Hilton Hotel, so anyone expecting a nice Hilton experience will be disappointed.

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  • Stayed May 2012, travelled solo
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Danno4847, General Manager at Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport, responded to this review, 15 May 2012
Thank you for sharing your experience regarding your recent stay. Your experience is definitely not typical of the type of service that is provided to our guests. We aplogize you felt you had to leave the hotel early.

Please feel free to contact me directly at 949-812-3737 to discuss your experience.
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Rolling Hills Estates, California
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Reviewed 4 May 2012

I stayed here before flying out of SNA, which is right across the street. It's just far enough away that you'll need to take the shuttle, and just close enough to be tempted to walk. Stick with the shuttle.

I had a great check in experience, though it seems some people have stuggled with this. The hotel has recently gotten a facelift, and it now looks fresh. The requesite flat panel TVs are in place, and all the usual Hilton room features. The hotel design is modern and updated, almost trendy, but it's obvious to anyone who stays in a lot of older hotels that this is an older property that got a major redo. But, it wasn't a complete gut and start new project. With that said, most won't notice this. It's waaaaaay better than it used to be.

The parking situation is still a little iffy, but because you're across from the airport, it can't be avoided. You may have to search for a parking spot. My advice is to return your rental car first, then take the shuttle over to the airport if you are staying the night before a flight. Same thing if you are driving in and flying out. Park at the airport, take the shuttle over to the Hilton, rather than parking at Hilton. It may cost more, but it's worth it.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled on business
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Danno4847, General Manager at Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport, responded to this review, 15 May 2012
Thank you for recognizing the Hilton Irvine as the preferred hotel in Irvine known for our modern elegance and personalized service. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at our hotel and that our staff was able to provide a memorable experience for you.

We look forward to welcoming you back to the Hilton Irvine in the future.
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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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Reviewed 24 April 2012

Came in late checkin for next day flight through priceline bid...and as a HHonors member i thought the front desk person would be more helpful with more respect...she was short rude and not helpful and was disappointed with level of service. When I raised this comments to the front desk the next am they stated they were unapologetic ...only stayed here as close to airport but wont stay here again

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Danno4847, General Manager at Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport, responded to this review, 1 May 2012
Thank you for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. Your experience is definitely not typical of our hotel nor for the personalized service we strive to provide for our guests. We apologize your experience was not a pleasant one. We will take your comments as an opportunity to train our evening staff so similar service experiences can be avoided in the future.

Should you care to discuss your experience with me directly, I may be reached at 949-833-9999.

Thank you for being our guest.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2012

The pool is enormous, and heated. The hotel is just over the road from the airport, but oddly enough we didn't notice any aircraft noise at all. Breakfast was a treat. The staff were tremendously helpful and pleasant. We walked back from the airport after dropping off a hire car, and if you don't have a lot of luggage, you could easily walk to the terminal to catch a flight (just follow someone who looks as if they know where they're going - saw lots of air crew on foot): it really is just across the road. If not, get the shuttle. Room was vast. But why does this hotel charge its customers to park a car?? Best Western would never do that ...

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled on business
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Danno4847, General Manager at Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport, responded to this review, 13 April 2012
We appreciate your feedback regarding your recent stay at the Hilton Irvine. The Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport offers the most convenient location to John Wayne Airport makes our location second to none when visiting Irvine or the surrounding areas. Our professional staff takes pride in providing great service in a clean,safe, and friendly environment.

As a note, due to the Hilton Irvine's unique location across from John Wayne Airport, it is necessary to charge for parking in order to protect parking availability for our hotel guests.


We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.


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avalon, ca
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2012

Directly across from the Orange County Airport, this Hilton is extremely convenient for business travelers. Originally the Registry Hotel, then a Radisson Hotel, this facility has been recently renovated as a Hilton and it's age does show a bit (wall a/c units). The beds were comfortable, the water hot when needed and the amenities appropriate. There was lots of noise transfer from the room above (Godzilla was up at 8am) and some transfer from the room next door as well. The bar and dining options were okay but limited as was the selection of items available on the menu. Room service was prompt and the food enjoyable (steak flatbread!!!) Parking is typically expensive; as are all others hotels options in the area. The staff was warm in their attitude and professional. The exercise room was outstanding (new!) and there is also a tennis court for those so inclined. The center outdoor patio area was a refreshing addition. Valet parking is not 24 hrs but the front desk/security handle the late evening/very early am shift.
I booked thru a name-your-own-price option and they listed this Hilton as a 4 star along with the Hyatt Regency/Irvine where I have stayed many times in the past. The Hyatt is a solid 4 but this Hilton is a 3.5. Still an excellent stay.

Room Tip: even number rooms look towards the hills and odd number rooms look towards the bay (no water view...
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  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
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Danno4847, General Manager at Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport, responded to this review, 16 April 2012
We appreciate you taking the time to let us know about your positive experience at the Hilton Irvine. Our staff takes great pride in providing a memorable experience for our guests in a clean, safe, and friendly environment. We are very glad to hear you enjoyed the guest room and the amenities offered at the property. We are continually working on our menu options in the restaurant in order to keep up with the latest culinary trends.

Thank you for being our guest and we look forward to once again welcoming you back to the Hilton Irvine.
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Mendham, New Jersey
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Reviewed 3 April 2012 via mobile

Picked this hotel due to proximity to the airport and availability of a shuttle, as I had luggage. Had a 7:40 am flight, and asked the day before about the shuttle. I was informed that the shuttle ran every 30 minutes, starting at 5:30 am. At 5:45 I went downstairs to get the 6am shuttle. I was informed that the shuttle would not run until 7am. I had no choice but to walk, dragging my luggage with me.

Stayed April 2012
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Danno4847, General Manager at Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport, responded to this review, 13 April 2012
Thank you for sharing with Trip Advisor your experience with our shuttle service. We apologize for the severe glitch you experienced with our shuttle service. Normally, our schedule operates very efficiently to provide guests easy access to John Wayne Airport. Unfortunately, on the day of your departure, our early driver had a family emergency and could not fulfill his schedule. We did make accommodations with local taxi services. However, for you, we failed to communicate our alternate plans with our taxi services.

We thank you for being our guest and hope you would give us another opportunity to serve you in the future.
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Property: Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport
Address: 18800 Macarthur Blvd, Irvine, CA 92612-1410
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Region: United States > California > Orange County > Irvine
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Irvine
#4 Family Hotel in Irvine
#6 Business Hotel in Irvine
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport 3.5*
Number of rooms: 289
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport is centrally located in the heart of Orange County and located near many attractions, shopping centers, and restaurants.Use the complimentary shuttle from Orange County John Wayne Airport. We provide a comfortable setting for any event and welcome the opportunity to welcome your family or group. Equipped with outdoor pool, fitness center, Aura Bar and Grill, this Irvine hotel offers luxury accomodations and expert service for your leisure or corporate stay. ... more   less 
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